Tree Canopy Researcher Nalini M. Nadkarni Honored for Public Service in Science

Nalini M. Nadkarni was recently named recipient of the prestigious 2010 National Science Board (NSB) Public Service Award as an individual who has made significant contributions in public understanding of science in the United States. 

The Billion Tree Campaign Reaches Goal of Seven Billion New Trees: Global Climate Change Initiative Inspires Millions in Run-up to Crucial Copenhagen Conference

The campaign to plant seven billion new trees as part of an effort to encourage governments to reach agreement on a climate change pact in Copenhagen this December has achieved its goal, the United Nations (UN) announced on September 21, 2009.

Forests, Mangroves, Peatlands and Climate-Friendly Agriculture Can Play a Bigger Role in Combating Climate Change, According to United Nation’s Report

Investing in Carbon Capture and Storage Nature’s Way:  Boosting investments in the conservation, rehabilitation and management of the Earth’s forests, peatlands, soils and other key ecosystems could deliver significant cuts in greenhouse gas emissions and avoid even more being released to the atmosphere, a new report by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) says.

Billion Tree Campaign Passes 3 Billion Mark

The Billion Tree Campaign, spearheaded by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), was unveiled in 2006 as one response to the threat of global warming, as well as to the wider sustainability challenges from water supplies to biodiversity loss. 


Indonesia To Plant 100 Million Trees This Year

Indonesia, which has been losing forests at a rapid pace in recent years, plans to plant 100 million trees across the country this year in an effort to limit deforestation, a forestry official said on Wednesday.

Planting a Billion Trees Campaign is Launched by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

The vital importance of voluntary collective action in the fight against climate change is spotlighted with the launch of a new campaign to plant a billion trees.

119 Countries will Participate in Clean Up the World campaign Aug 2, 2006, 14:03

Some 500 organizations, ranging from local community groups and schools to nationwide campaigns and government departments from 119 countries, will participate in the annual Clean Up the World Weekend on 15-17 September 2006.

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